Building envelope (walls, windows,...)

The Commission is in the process of updating some of the content on this website in light of the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union. If the site contains content that does not yet reflect the withdrawal of the United Kingdom, it is unintentional and will be addressed.

At an AEEBC seminar held in Helsinki, Zsolt Toth discussed the provisions of the EU’s recast of Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD). The new directive will require all buildings put up from the end of 2020 to be ‘nearly-zero energy’ and, to a large extent, use renewable energy. The recast buildings directive sets out rules for the energy performance of both new and existing buildings. Member States will have to take measures to achieve these requirements at "cost-optimal levels".
Post date: 15 Jun 2010
Type: News

The 5th International BUILDAIR-Symposium ”Building and Ductwork Air-tightness“ takes place on October 21-22 2010 at the Danish Technical University in Copenhagen/Lyngby, Denmark. The Symposium this year combines contributions from sciences and research with very practical oriented application knowledge and an intensive exchange between the participants.
Post date: 15 Jun 2010
Type: News

In each country, the best three projects will be selected by a jury. Winning national projects will feature in the “Best Of Book” which aims to promote outstanding European projects in energy efficiency design for a better sharing of knowledge and practices between all building partners. This competition is a natural outgrowth of two environmental issues that are part of Isover’s preoccupations—protection of the external environment in the face of climate change and enhancing the quality and physical comfort of the interior environment.
Post date: 15 Jun 2010
Type: News

Post date: 14 Jun 2010
Type: Fall

Introduction Preikestolhytta is a mountain lodge for the Norwegian Trekking Association at the Pulpit, in the Lysefjord, Ryfylke. Completed November 2008.
Post date: 14 Jun 2010
Type: Fall

Post date: 14 Jun 2010
Type: Link

Post date: 11 Jun 2010
Type: Tool

Post date: 11 Jun 2010
Type: Tool